Roy N. Stemper, age 92, formerly of Fredonia, peacefully passed away July 25, 2014 at Cedar Grove Gardens, Cedar Grove, WI where he had been a resident since 2009.
He was born at home in Random Lake, WI on March 10, 1922, son of Edward and Viola Grieger Stemper. On August 16, 1952, Roy married Dolores E. Feiten of Random Lake in Sheboygan. She preceded him in death on April 18, 2012.
For many years, Roy farmed with his brother Edward in Fredonia, milking and raising crops. He also worked at Simplicity Mfg. Co. in Port Washington as an inspector. He retired from farming due to his health but remained at Simplicity until he retired years later. Roy enjoyed playing golf and participated in leagues at Hawthorne Hills. His favorite pastime was cutting grass. He also enjoyed listening to the Lawrence Welk Show.
He is survived by his three children, Mary Kay (Tim) Friberg of Cedar Grove, Tom (Sherry) Stemper of Germantown and Paul (Christine Dimmer) Stemper of Random Lake; nine grandchildren Stephanie Wedde, Amanda Stemper, Katie Cridelich, Nikie Egerer, Matthew Stemper, Michael Stemper, Heather Meeusen, Nathan and Stuart Friberg; four great-grandchildren Dresden, Chase and Logan Cridelich and Aubrey Mae Meeusen; sister-in-law Phyllis Stemper of Fredonia; daughter-in-law Maureen Stemper of Random Lake, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Dolores, son Stanley Stemper and brother Edward Stemper.
His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6PM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Divine Savior Parish-St. Rose Chapel, 311 Fredonia Ave., Fredonia. Reverend Todd Budde will be the celebrant. Visitation will take place from 4-6PM Wednesday AT CHURCH. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Little Kohler, Town of Fredonia. Memorials to the family are appreciated.
Roy was a wonderful man, he always made me smile. I enjoyed our talks, the silly things he would say. I truly enjoyed caring for Roy, he is deeply missed by many at cedar grove gardens. I am deeply saddened by his loss. Prayers to all Roy’s family.
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